Booksellers – Overview

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Overview

Wings ERP Retail Books is designed to help streamline operations of retailers and wholesalers of books and publications, irrespective of size or number of locations.

Overview

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Wings ERP Retail is a unique enterprise software in many ways:

  • It is a complete retail solution taking care of all major functions of the retail business
  • It is seamlessly integrated with a robust back office system of finance, payroll, fixed assets etc.
  • Being web-based, it integrates data from multiple stores and warehouses into one system automatically and seamlessly
  • Wings is perfect whether it is a single store or a chain of stores

Manage on the Web

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With web-based Wings, you can:

  • Easily consolidate data of all stores and warehouses over the internet
  • Get company-wide reports of all functions
  • Standardize and maintain single inventory, customer, supplier and price lists across all stores
  • Configure and manage the software centrally
  • Find out cash balances and stock of each product of each store, instantly
  • Avoid product stock-outs when stock exists in other stores
  • Control prices charged and discounts offered by stores
  • Item order in a store and deliver from another, without communication
  • View customer balance in all branches. Adjust debit balance in one branch against credit balance in another
  • And more…Wings can also be setup as an offline system with automatic synchronisation of data with all locations periodically.

Manage Better

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Wings ERP Retail is designed to help you run your business better. You can, for example:

  • Provision to manage products by Author, Distributor, Title etc
  • Set prices in foreign currency and bill in local currency
  • Multiple Price Lists for each book
  • Set Exchange rates (Daily, Monthly)
  • Advanced search by Author, Distributor, Title etc
  • Additional information fields to capture more details for each book
  • Assign Standard Discounts based on MRP
  • Assign Maximum Discount Percentage to each book
  • Assign Min and Max Rate to each book
  • Complete Sales Order Flow for wholesales
  • Pre-Sales for wholesales
  • Delivery Flow for wholesales

As can be seen, the above takes care of all business processes of book sellers and make Wings ERP Retail Books an ideal solution for booksellers.

Track every book in inventory
  • Identify and track every book of inventory from purchase to sale
  • Classify each book by Author, Publisher, Category, Title etc.,
  • For every book, capture additional information like Gross Weight, Edition, Volume etc.
  • Manage multiple prices for the same book.
  • Track age of each book – identify slow moving or dead items easily
Book movement history
Get instant information for each Item about:
  • Bought from whom with details (invoice no, date, price, discount etc)
  • Sold to whom (invoice no, date, price, discount etc)
  • When returned (invoice no, date, price, discount etc)
  • When re-sold (invoice no, date, price, discount etc)
  • When transferred to branches, etc
Multi Currency Conversion
Full multi-currency support, so essential for booksellers:
  • Buy books in any currency
  • Set Rates in foreign currency and bill in local currency
  • Set Periodic exchange rates
  • Transact in multiple currencies in every bill
Profitability Analysis
You can understand what makes profit for you and how much. You can analyse profitability by:

  • Branch
  • Supplier
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Book,etc
Sales Analysis
Understand what sells and how much. Analyse sales in multiple ways like:

  • Item and Supplier
  • Item and Author
  • Item and Publisher
  • Item and Title
  • Branch-wise
Reduce inventory costs
Inventory is the biggest cost for a retailer. Manage inventories efficiently and reduce costs. Wings helps you:
  • Slow Moving analysis helps you avoid over-ordering
  • Dead Stocks analysis helps you plan for promotions, reduce inventory and free up shelf space
  • Stock Ageing helps understand movement of all inventory items
  • Instantly move stock available in one store to another which has no stock
  • Plan purchases based on re-order levels
  • Periodic stock-taking and audits help control pilferages and losses

Know total investment in stocks with Stock Valuation (on Weighted Average, FIFO, LIFO) – in one store or all stores.

Great POS Billing

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Wings ERP Retail has many exciting POS billing features such as:

  • Barcode enabled POS billing screens
  • Fully keyboard enabled and customizable by the user
  • Billing with or without barcodes
  • Billing on all kinds of paper – plain or printed, cut or rolls
  • Bills can be printed on all types of printers – laser, DeskJet, dot matrix, thermal etc.
  • Collection can be made in cash, cheque, credit and debit cards, gift cards and coupons – in multiple currencies at the same time
  • Integration with card swipe machines

Essential POS Features

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Wings ERP Retail offers all the essential features required for efficient POS operations including:

  • Hot Keys
  • Bill Cancellation
  • Hold and refresh
  • Screen locking
  • Void items and transactions
  • Quick find of items and customers with balances
  • Salesman Tracking
  • Sessions, day opening and closing
  • Cash deposits
  • Handovers
  • Exchanges and returns
  • Display of on hand quantities
  • Full view of any product
  • Customer-wise discounts
  • Discounts as amount/percentage or on specific products and bills
  • Automatic round off of bill amount
  • Multiple collection modes
  • User-defined fonts and sizes for visibility
  • User-defined screen layouts
  • Summary display of billing and collections info

These POS features enable you to:

  • Adjust sales returns and exchanges in the bill
  • Counter invoice with separate collections
  • Counter invoice settlements at the end of the day
  • Search by Products name, code, description, etc.
  • Display images of product in Sales

Barcodes and Labels

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Wings ERP Retail can generate barcodes for products, tag them and print them. Barcode interpretation helps intelligent understanding of the barcodes.

The Label Designer enables you to design labels, include fields like product, batch, product code, bar code etc. and print them on label stationery, adhesive sheets or plain paper on laser or barcode printers.

Complete Suite

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Wings ERP Retail Classic helps you automate all functions of your business with modules which work seamlessly integrated.

  • POS
  • Inventory
  • Purchases
  • Centralised Purchasing & Distribution
  • Promotions
  • Customer Loyalty
  • Inter-Branch
  • Taxes
  • Finance
  • Receivables & Payables
  • Payroll
  • Fixed Assets

Inventory

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Wings ERP Retail offers the most complete inventory management in its class. It covers infinite number of products with detailed master information, grouped and classified in tree form, based on product attributes.

The software also enables you to:

  • Classify products with attributes like brand, style, class, size set, colours, fabric etc.
  • Assign optional product codes based on product attributes like colours, sizes etc.
  • Enable auto SKU generation based on product attributes
  • Define product batches – assign manufacturing and expiry dates, and batch-wise prices
  • Use multiple units of measure and conversion factors – purchase and sell in numbers, packs, kilos, litres etc.
  • Maintain inventory across multiple locations
  • Record excesses & shortages
  • Manage reorders, valuations etc.
  • Print Product Catalogue with comprehensive information about all products
  • Inventory Trend Analysis
  • Inventory Transaction Analysis

Stock Taking

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Wings ERP Retail facilitates easy physical stock taking, with automatic adjustment of shortages and excesses.

Purchase & Distribution

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Manage the complete purchase flow:
– Ordering
– Receipts
– Invoicing
– Returns, etc.
– Full multi-currency enabled

Product last purchase history helps better understanding on price fluctuations by date and supplier.

Minimise workload, reduce errors by managing centralised distribution to multiple stores or godowns with reference to a purchase invoice.

Promotion Schemes

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Manage promotions completely.
Wings ERP Retail allows you to define and apply promotional schemes of all kinds, based on date and time, customers, multiple discounts, slab discounts based on quantity etc. You can also apply promotional schemes during billing and affect inventory simultaneously with free issues.

Price Lists

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With Wings ERP Retail, you can generate a variety of price lists such as:

  • Grouped Price Lists
  • Multiple Price Lists attached to Groups
  • Branch-wise Price Lists
  • Customer-wise Price Lists

You can also assign price lists to products, generate price lists by formulae – based on cost price, list price, standard sales price etc. and make bulk changes.

Prices can be defined on landed cost, MRP (Maximum Recommended Price), existing sale price, marking up, marking down or margin percentage – and can be applied to all or some products.